Abbey Petkar
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Small Business Network applauds Security Industry Authority’s progress on ACS reforms

Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy and Standards Group review meeting of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) have been welcomed by the Small Business Network. The meeting, which took place on Tuesday 24 April, was attended by Small Business Network representatives and...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Magnus Ahlqvist
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Securitas’ Interim Report for Q1 2018 highlights positive organic sales growth at 6%

Securitas has announced its financial results for January to March 2018. Total sales stand at MSEK 23 356 (22 491), with organic sales growth at 6% (4). Operating income before amortisation is MSEK 1 091 (1 056) and operating margin 4.7% (4.7). Earnings per share is SEK 1.89...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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Government determined to prevent abuse of UK businesses for foreign money laundering

Measures designed to prevent the abuse of a specialised financial arrangement in order to launder dirty foreign money through the UK have been unveiled as part of a package of Government reforms. Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs) and Limited Partnerships (LPs) are used by...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Catherine De Bolle
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Catherine De Bolle succeeds Rob Wainwright as executive director of Europol

Catherine De Bolle, who previously served as Commissioner General of the Belgian Federal Police from 2012, has begun working in her new role as executive director of Europol – the EU agency for law enforcement co-operation – at the organisation’s headquarters in The Hague....
Posted On 02 May 2018
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Christian Horner and Zoe Chilton of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing to speak at IFSEC International on Innovation Partnership with FLIR

IFSEC International 2018 organiser UBM has confirmed the attendance of Christian Horner (team principal of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing) and Zoe Chilton, the team’s head of technical partnerships, at this year’s event. Horner and Chilton will discuss the team’s...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Professor Mark Button
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University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies to host Economic and Industrial Espionage Conference

Economic and industrial espionage are significant issues for many organisations, with episodes causing billions of pounds of economic damage to countries around the world. Figures on the costs vary significantly, but it’s clear the losses are staggering and, in the US...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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ASIS International unveils education programme for 2018 Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has issued details of the education programme for the Global Security Exchange (GSX), which takes place from 23-27 September. Produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA, the five-day event formerly known as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits is expected...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Security Minister Ben Wallace
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Home Office wins High Court judgement on maintaining powers to keep citizens safe

The Home Office has welcomed a High Court judgement upholding the lawfulness of the data retention regime outlined in the Investigatory Powers Act. The High Court handed down its judgement in favour of the Conservative Government following a legal challenge delivered by civil...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Leo Craig
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Fault Intolerance: Future Directions for UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply systems are typically used to protect hardware such as computers, telecoms systems or other electrical equipment where an unexpected power disruption could cause injuries, fatalities, serious business disruption or data loss. Risk UK interviews Leo...
Posted On 02 May 2018